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After SP MP refuses to contest,son joins BJP

Before joining SP in 2008,Brij Bhushan Saran Singh was in BJP and was elected MP three times.

Within a month of Samajwadi Party MP from Kaiserganj Brij Bhushan Saran Singh refusing to contest on party ticket in the Lok Sabha election,his son Prateek Bhushan Singh Friday joined BJP at Bahraich.

Prateek (25) met BJP state president Laxmikant Bajpai and took the party membership. “Prateek met me today and joined BJP without any conditions,” Bajpai said.

While Prateek took the formal membership of the party Friday,he got hoardings erected around the Vijay Shankhnad rally ground and other places in Kaiserganj and Bahraich.

Prateek had engaged more than 100 vehicles to ferry workers to the ground from Gonda and other adjoining districts.

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Talking to The Indian Express,Prateek said his father will join the BJP at an appropriate time. He added he would like to contest the LS elections from the constituency selected by the party.

Before joining SP in 2008,Brij Bhushan Saran Singh was in BJP and was elected MP three times from Gonda and Balrampur. In 2009,he was elected MP on SP ticket in 2009 from Kaiserganj and the party had declared him candidate from the same seat for 2014. Last month he refused to contest on the SP ticket.